Northwest NEWS

April 30, 2001



Reichert to run for King County Sheriff

*King County Sheriff Dave Reichert announced his bid for re-election at a Campaign Kickoff Breakfast on May 2.

Now you can apply for a building permit in your bathrobe

*It's spring and the idea of outdoor dining on a beautiful new deck appeals to you. And since you don't have a deck, you decide to build one.

Director needed for King County Fair Board

*Councilmember Louise Miller is accepting applications from District 3 residents who would serve on the King County Fair Board of Directors.

According to King County Records and Elections Superintendent Julie Anne Kempf, it looks as though voters approved Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District's Benefit Charge that appeared on the April 24 ballot as Proposition 1.

*The election will not be certified until Friday, May 4, at which time the absentee ballots should all be counted

Experience Alaska in style on the Wilderness Express

* Alaska, land of the great wild wilderness, conjures up images of majestic mountains, abundant wildlife, ancient glaciers and towns filled with the spirit of the frontier.

Honors Society Literacy Drive asks for books

* The Cedarcrest Honors Society Community Literacy Drive will be taking place through May 4. The society is asking for donations of any used books in fairly good condition.

Power crisis solutions

* In the not-too-distant past, electrical costs did not rank so highly among the budgeting concerns of businesses and homes.

Free screening for suspected developmental delays

* Free screening for children ages three years to five years old will be offered to Northshore School District residents May 11 beginning at 9 a.m. at Sorenson Early Childhood Center, 13209 NE 175th in Woodinville, just behind City Hall.

Blyth Day Camp announced

* Children in kindergarten through seventh grades have a chance to spend five days exploring nature, playing games, singing songs and making friends at Blyth Day Camp in St. Edward State Park July 23-27 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. daily.

Writers' group at Barnes & Noble

* Bring your work and join other writers for inspiration, feedback and support at 7:30 p.m.

Guest opinion: A lesson in community awareness and pride

* Just for the record I want all of the Riverview School District students and their parents to know that I have voted YES on every other school proposition bond and levy as a member of this community.

Help contribute memories of Principal Jim Jordan

* Carnation Elementary Principal Jim Jordan is retiring July 1 after 30 years in education, 29 of which have been lovingly spent in the Lower Snoqualmie Valley/Riverview School District.

Around the Valley: Friends of Cherry Valley meets

* Friends of Cherry Valley, a citizens group opposing the planned rock quarry, will be holding a public board meeting on May 8, 7 p.m.

TEST DRIVE - 2001 Mazda Tribute ES

* Mazda has entered the sport utility market with the introduction of the 2001 Mazda Tribute.